February 10, 2016 RSS feed / Features

UCCA Holds Meeting, Calls For Community Unity

On February 5, the United Community Civic Association (UCCA) held its annual Legislative/Executive Breakfast, where many social and political issues concerning the residents of Queens were discussed. More...

A Streetcar Named Astoria

Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced his endorsement of a $2.5 billion project, which will bring a trolley to Astoria along the Brooklyn and Queens East River waterfront.  More...

Murder, Rape & Shootings Down In The 114th Precinct

The blizzard dumping over two feet of snow forced a cancellation of the January 26 meeting of the 114th Precinct Community Council, but NYPD reported citywide numbers in January for murder, robbery, burglary, grand larceny auto, shootings and overall More...

St. Sebastian School Provides ‘Pre-K For All’

St. Sebastian School, a Catholic School of Excellence located in Woodside, now offers “Pre- K for All,” a quality educational program for fouryear old children in the community. More...

Free Music/Comedy Show At HANAC

HANAC Harmony JVL announced Tom Delgado Guitarist & Gotham Comedy Foundation Comedian will perform a free, all ages show Saturday, February 20, 11 am. Brunch will also be available at 11am, $1.50 for members and $2.50 for others.  More...

Queens Museum To Celebrate The Ramones’ 40th

The Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows Corona Park and the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles have announced they are partnering to present an unprecedented two-part exhibition celebrating the lasting influence of punk rock progenitors the Ramones. Hey! More...

Oscars Watch Party!

Cheer on your favorite films of the use)• past year and the screen actors rationale you enjoy the see ( most. More...

Smashworks Dance At Green Space

Green Space presents Take Root with Smashworks Dance Collective and Roots in Revolution; and Fertile Ground New Works Showcase. More...

Shave For A Good Cause

At Redken Saloon Salon at 36-17 30th Avenue in Astoria, more than 75 people gathered to help QSAC in the fifth annual Mustache Shave Event. Paul Halvatzis/Amorelli Realty started this event on December 30, 2011. More...

Teamsters Offer $10G For Missing Astoria Woman

A union representing a 30-year-old Astoria flight attendant who went missing on January 14 is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to her whereabouts.  More...

Jackson Heights Man Sticks It To Bad Parkers

A Queens man is sticking it to motorists who make bad parking choices in his Jackson Heights neighborhood.  Jeff Orlick, 34, is so disgusted with poor parkers who illegally take up space near fire hydrants, in handicapped spaces and who double p More...

Trattoria L’incontro, One Of OpenTable’s Top 100

Chef Rocco Sacramone of Trattoria L’incontro was excited and honored to be rated one of the Top 100 Restaurants in the country by OpenTable.com. More...

Community Board 1’s Regular Meeting, Public Hearing

Community Board 1 announced their Regular Monthly Meeting and Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, February 16, 7 pm, at The Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd., Astoria. More...

St. Joseph’s Girl Scout Troop 4548 Visits Fire Station

On Friday, February 5, the St. Joseph’s Girl Scout Troop 4548 in Astoria visited Astoria’s Engine 263 Tower Ladder 117. More...

St. Francis Prep Students Travel To Help Needy

On Sunday, February 14, 10 St. Francis Prep students and their chaperones will board a plane to travel to Cape Girardeau, Missouri, the home of Notre Dame Regional High School. More...

Bubble Tea In Rego Park: Chatime Station

Enter Chatime Station, the new bubble tea spot in Rego Park. The subway theme was developed between husband and wife team, Victoria Lee and David Liu, due to their close proximity to the 63rd Drive train stop. More...

Mariadolores Alvarez

Mariadolores (Loli) Alvarez, a high school junior who has published her first novel, Forgiveness Will Set You Free, is a lifelong resident of Astoria. More...

Murder By Valentine At Riccardo’s

New York’s leading murder mystery dinner theatre group, The Killing Kompany, makes a return appearance to Riccardo’s By The Bridge, 21-01 24th Ave, Astoria, with a brand new comedy murder mystery dinner show, Murder By Valentine this Satu More...

Visiting The Set Of Madam Secretary

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz visited Silvercup Studios in Long Island City on January 26 to tour the set of the hit CBS show, Madam Secretary, one of the many television shows that are filme More...

Steinway Child & Family Services On Tax Delinquents List

A Queens-based non-profit, Steinway Child and Family Services, has made New York State’s top 250 tax delinquents list for 2015.  The mental health services organization has not paid $1.4 million in payroll taxes on its workers.  The N More...

Suspects Swipe $7G From Queens Debit Card Victims

Police are searching for three suspects who used cloned debit cards to steal more than $7,200 from unsuspecting Western Queens bank card holders.  Cops said the suspects obtained the victims’ bank account information by using skimmer card More...

The Pulpit

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Honoring Our Presidents

Established in 1885 to recognize President George Washington, Presidents’ Day is a holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. It is still officially called Washington’s Birthday by the federal government.  More...

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